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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Rui  Pedro Chaves (IPA: Rui)
Institution: University at Buffalo
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Homepage: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~rchaves/
State and/or Country: NY
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Romance
Dissertation Abstract: Coordinate Structures: Constraint-based syntax-semantics processing
Reviewer of: 'Subordination' versus 'Coordination' in Sentence and Text (LL Issue 20.1262)
Academic Paper Abstract: Conjunction, cumulation and respectively readings
An expectation-based account of subject islands and parasitism



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